Only a few days to go and the EDRS Pro Nordic Motorcycle Championship kicks off with the Tierp Internationals at Tierp Arena, the state-of-the-art drag race facility north of Stockholm. In four races the championship in six different categories will be decided, and the Tierp Internationals will be a first indication to see who are the favourites to follow in the footsteps of Robert Karlsson (Pro Stock Motorcycle), Samu Kemppainen (Super Twin Motorcycle), Jan Sturla Hegre (Top Fuel Motorcycle) and Björn Friström (Super Street Bike). Or will the reigning champions be able to keep their number one plate? Continue reading
Stig Neergaard has always had the speed, but at this year’s Main Event ‘the real Stig’ surprised with the combination of both speed and consistency at the moment he needed it. The Dane was low qualifier with 4.02 seconds and was the only Top Fuel driver to break the 4-second barrier at the season-opening race of the FIA European Championship at Santa Pod Raceway. So Neergaard deserved the win when he defeated reigning champion Micke Kågered in the final, to be the first leader in the 2016 FIA European Top Fuel Championship. Continue reading
From the very first moment, Bruno Bader was the man to beat in Pro Modified at The Main Event. But nobody could, and so, starting from the number one qualifying position, the Swiss racer reset his personal best in the final, to take the win in the low elapsed time of the weekend, and beat reigning FIA European Pro Modified champion Michael Gullqvist. An impressive performance from the quick and consistent Bader. Continue reading
Jonny Lagg reset his personal best in the final to take the Main Event win in Top Methanol Dragster. Lagg started the final as the underdog against 2014 FIA European champion Chris Polidano, as the Maltese driver recorded a stunning 5.29 seconds in the semi-final. But when the moment arrived, Polidano’s motor caused problems and so Lagg had a bye run to the podium. Continue reading
Less than a week to go to the Tierp Internationals, the second round of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship. As mentioned in an earlier press release, at Tierp Arena the Racepak and MSD track support will work from Mats Brag’s pit area. Post & Dros Racing Engines & Parts are also the European distributor for Clevite bearings, with Mats Brag as their sub-dealer in Sweden. Dick Koster, responsible for the delivery of Racepak, MSD and Clevite parts, and the track support, comes with an important message for racers and teams who want to order Clevite bearings for the Tierp races. Please send your orders NOW, as Post & Dros have to send these ordered Clevite bearings to Mats Brag next Monday!
Our Norwegian Speedgroup college Lin Granlund writes at www.nmfsport.no today that we yesterday lost Kenneth Throndsen after a short time of illness.
At Tierp Test & Tune we met Adam Flamholc’s new team and learned what his new mission will be this season.
Summit Racing Equipment’s simple formula is “Give customers the parts they want at a fair price, deliver those parts fast, and back them with the best customer service on the planet.” Summit sponsors winner with $200 and runner-up with $100 in the car classes.